Michael Fingleton, the former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society, arrives at the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

I was going to start this column by saying that the week ahead would be dominated by the report of the banking inquiry. But it probably won’t be. Afte(...)

Attorney General Máire Whelan was contacted by the Taoiseach on Friday following the letter he received from Mr Justice Brian Cregan. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  The Commission of Inquiry into the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation will not now meet its December deadline and is expected to be de(...)

John Hurley appearing at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday.  John Hurley at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday.

The European Central Bank told Ireland it must stand with its failing banks, the banking inquiry heard today. Former Central Bank governor John Hurley(...)

Depatment of Finance secretary general  Derek Moran: In both letters,  he makes clear his intention is to “fully co-operate” with the inquiry but he also raises concerns about the volume of material being sought by the committee. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, brought the Oireachtas banking inquiry to life last week with his 3¼-hour appearance in fron(...)

 Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banker in Citibank until 2009 has been appointed senior investigator on an interim basis. The position, when  filled,will attract an annual salary of €172,710.

The top four investigators working on the banking inquiry will be paid €566,119 over 12 months .Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banke(...)